minimalist italian-style wedding

I bet you’d never have guessed that this minimalist, Italian-style wedding inspiration shoot from Lauren Carroll Photography & Satchel Planning & Design took place in the heart of New Orleans! With just the right amount of details, this team created a gorgeously chic look with a neutral-filled brown, white, and green wedding color palette that totally works with the beautiful venue, Il Mercato.

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Candles make the fireplace a warm place to say ‘I do’ and are mirrored as an element in the reception table design. The ghost chairs bring modernity to the look and when set against the warm wood of the farm tables and vintage candlesticks – it’s perfection! Calligraphy and the wispy fabric table runner bring in a touch of Old World romance that fits both with the history of New Orleans and the source of inspiration – Italy!

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Isn’t that such a fabulous inspiration shoot!? It definitely looks and feels ‘Italian,’ and like most Italian woman, the bride is styled to perfection. She looks laid back and relaxed but still perfectly chic. Plus, her peep-toe boots are such a unique touch to walk down the aisle in!


Photography: Lauren Carroll Photography // Event Planning: Satchel Planning & Design // Floral: Leaf + Petal NOLA // Cake: Kat’s Cakes // Rentals: distressed|rentals & revival + Event Rental // Candles: Firefly Ambiance // Calligraphy: Smallchalk // Table Runner: Silk & Willow // Models: Catherine & Devin // Venue: Il Mercato in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Editor of Burnett's Boards, which she founded to showcase global creativity in the wedding industry. Sara currently lives out of a suitcase while island hopping the Caribbean and beyond. Learn More // Follow on Instagram.


  1. Beautiful example of minimalism done right!

  2. Thanks so much for the feature! 🙂 ~

  3. Wow! Breathtaking pictures. Looks like it was a super dreamy and beautiful wedding. It’s clear the newlyweds have a great taste 🙂

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